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Peter Cushing

1913-05-26 Kenley, Surrey, England, UK

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Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE  (26 May 1913 – 11 August 1994) was an English actor, known for his many appearances in Hammer Films, in which he played Baron Frankenstein and Dr. Van Helsing, amongst many other roles, often appearing opposite Christopher Lee, and occasionally Vincent Price. A familiar face on both sides of the Atlantic, his most famous roles outside of "Hammer Horror" include his many appearances as Sherlock Holmes, as Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars (1977) and as the mysterious Doctor Who in Doctor Who and the Daleks and Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 AD in 1965 and 1966, two cinema films based on the television series Doctor Who. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Cushing, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


AGFA MYSTERY MIXTAPE #2: LATER IN L.A. Himself 2020-04-22
The Skywalker Legacy Self (archive footage) 2020-03-18
Terreur et glamour : montée et déclin du studio Hammer Himself / Various Roles (archive footage) 2017-08-06
Halloween: The Inside Story (archive footage) 2010-10-25
Attack Of The Octopus People Doctor Welles (archive footage) 2010-06-29
Fanex Files: Hammer Films 2008-02-08
Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman Himself (archive footage) 2007-05-16
The Story of Star Wars Grand Moff Tarkin (archive footage) 2004-08-18
Dalekmania Doctor Who (archive footage) 1995-07-24
The World of Hammer: Dracula and the Undead Professor Lawrence Van Helsing 1994-08-19
Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror Narrator / Himself 1994-08-06
Peter Cushing: A One Way Ticket to Hollywood Himself 1989-06-04
Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood Himself 1987-01-01
Biggles Air Commodore Colonel William Raymond 1986-05-30
The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes (archive footage) 1985-01-01
The Masks of Death Sherlock Holmes 1984-12-23
Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Seneschal 1984-08-17
Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues Professor Charles Copeland 1984-04-23
Top Secret! Bookstore Proprietor 1984-06-08
House of the Long Shadows Sebastian Grisbane 1983-06-17
Black Jack Sir Thomas Bedford 1981-09-14
Misterio en la isla de los monstruos William T. Kolderup 1981-04-03
A Tale of Two Cities Dr. Alexander Manette 1980-12-02
A Touch of the Sun 1979-01-01
Son of Hitler Heinrich Haussner 1979-01-01
Arabian Adventure Wazir Al Wuzara 1979-07-08
The Uncanny Wilbur Gray 1977-08-24
Die Standarte Baron Hackenberg 1977-11-25
Star Wars Grand Moff Tarkin 1977-05-25
Shock Waves SS Commander 1977-07-15
The Devil's Men Baron Corofax 1976-08-11
The Great Houdinis Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1976-10-08
At the Earth's Core Dr. Abner Perry 1976-07-01
Trial by Combat Sir Edward Gifford 1976-04-01
Legend of the Werewolf Prof. Paul 1975-08-06
The Ghoul Dr. Lawrence 1975-07-11
Fists of Fire Himself 1975-01-16
The Beast Must Die Dr. Christopher Lundgren 1974-04-01
Shatter Paul Rattwood 1974-01-01
Madhouse Herbert Flay 1974-05-22
The legend of the 7 golden vampires Prof. Van Helsing 1974-07-11
From Beyond the Grave The Proprietor 1974-02-21
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor 1974-04-01
Tendre Dracula MacGregor 1974-08-07
Nothing But the Night Sir Mark Ashley 1973-02-16
Heiße Ware aus Hong Kong (archive footage) 1973-01-01
The Creeping Flesh Emmanuel Hildern 1973-02-12
And Now the Screaming Starts! Dr. Pope 1973-04-27
The Satanic Rites of Dracula Prof. Lorrimer Van Helsing 1973-11-03
Asylum Smith 1972-11-17
Dracula A.D. 1972 Professor Van Helsing 1972-06-26
Pánico en el Transiberiano Dr. Wells 1972-09-30
Dr. Phibes Rises Again Ship's Captain 1972-07-01
Fear in the Night Michael Carmichael 1972-07-09
Tales from the Crypt Arthur Edward Grimsdyke 1972-03-09
Twins of Evil Gustav Weil 1971-10-03
The House That Dripped Blood Philip Grayson (segment 2 "Waxworks") 1971-02-22
I, Monster Frederick Utterson 1971-11-01
Scream and Scream Again Major Heinrich Benedek 1970-02-02
One More Time Dr. Frankenstein 1970-05-01
The Vampire Lovers General von Spielsdorf 1970-10-04
Incense for the Damned Dr. Walter Goodrich 1970-12-11
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed Baron Victor Frankenstein 1969-05-22
Corruption Sir John Rowan 1968-07-19
The Blood Beast Terror Detective Inspector Quennell 1968-02-01
Night of the Big Heat Dr. Vernon Stone 1967-05-01
Frankenstein Created Woman Baron Frankenstein 1967-03-15
Some May Live 1967-01-01
Torture Garden Lancelot Canning (segment 4 "The Man Who Collected Poe") 1967-11-01
Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. Doctor Who 1966-08-05
Island of Terror Dr. Brian Stanley 1966-06-20
Dracula: Prince of Darkness Doctor Van Helsing (archive footage) 1966-01-09
The Skull Dr. Christopher Maitland 1965-08-25
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors Dr. Sandor Schreck (segment "Dr. Terror") 1965-02-23
Dr. Who and the Daleks Doctor Who 1965-08-23
She Holly 1965-04-18
The Gorgon Dr. Namaroff 1964-10-18
The Evil of Frankenstein Baron Frankenstein 1964-05-08
The Man Who Finally Died Doctor Peter von Brecht 1963-12-01
Captain Clegg Reverend Dr. Blyss 1962-06-13
The Hellfire Club Merryweather 1961-02-03
Fury at Smugglers' Bay Squire Trevenyan 1961-01-01
Cash on Demand Harry Fordyce 1961-12-20
The Naked Edge Mr. Evan Wrack 1961-06-30
Suspect Professor Sewell 1960-01-01
Sword of Sherwood Forest Sheriff of Nottingham 1960-12-26
The Brides of Dracula Dr. J. Van Helsing 1960-07-07
The Flesh and the Fiends Dr. Robert Knox 1960-02-02
Cone of Silence Capt. Clive Judd 1960-05-09
John Paul Jones Captain Richard Pearson 1959-06-16
The Mummy John Banning 1959-08-01
The Hound of the Baskervilles Sherlock Holmes 1959-05-04
Dracula Doctor Van Helsing 1958-05-22
Violent Playground Father Laidlaw 1958-01-14
The Revenge of Frankenstein Dr. Victor Stein 1958-06-13
Time Without Pity Jeremy Clayton 1957-03-21
The Curse of Frankenstein Baron Viktor Frankenstein 1957-05-20
The Abominable Snowman Dr. John Rollason 1957-08-26
Alexander the Great Memmon 1956-03-28
Magic Fire Otto Wesendonk 1955-06-30
The End of the Affair Henry Miles 1955-02-24
The Black Knight Sir Palamides 1954-08-26
1984 Winston Smith 1954-12-12
Moulin Rouge Marcel de la Voisier 1952-12-23
When We Are Married Gerald Forbes 1951-12-25
Hamlet Osric 1948-12-10
It Might Be You The doctor 1946-07-25
The Woman in the House Man Waking Up (archive footage) 1942-05-09
They Dare Not Love Sub-Lieutenant Blackler 1941-05-16
Women in War Capt. Evans 1940-06-05
Vigil in the Night Joe Shand 1940-02-05
Dreams First Dreamer 1940-11-10
A Chump at Oxford Student 1940-01-25
The Hidden Master Robert Clive of India 1940-04-20
Laddie Robert Pryor 1940-01-18
The Howards of Virginia Leslie Stephens 1940-09-19
The Man in the Iron Mask Second Officer 1939-07-13